Endangered Crustaceans of Europe
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Common Name Range ***
Acanthocyclops hypogeus Slovenia
Alona spp. (3) Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republic of Macedonia, Slovenia
Arctodiaptomus spp. (2) India, Russia, Turkey
Broad-fingered Crayfish Europe
Carinurella paradoxa Italy, Slovenia
Chirocephalus spp. (3) Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Republic of Macedonia, Slovenia
Haplophthalmus spp. (2) Croatia, Slovenia
Niphargus spp. (8) Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Italy, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine
Nitocrella spp. (2) Italy, Slovenia
Potamon spp. (6) Europe
Stone Crayfish Europe
White-clawed Crayfish Europe
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**What crustaceans are listed here?:

The Europe section of this site lists the folllowing crustaceans appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Crustaceans that dwell in or migrate to any region found in Europe and any nearby islands of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Crustaceans that dwell in the East Atlantic Ocean (Azores).
  • Crustaceans of Iceland.
  • Crustaceans that dwell in the Adriatic Sea and Sea of Azov.
  • Crustaceans that dwell in the Black and Caspian Sea.
  • Crustaceans that dwell in Corsica.
  • Crustaceans that dwell in Cyprus.
  • Crustaceans of the Palearctic.
  • Crustaceans of Russia.
  • Crustaceans of Eurasia.
  • Some species dwelling on the North African Coast.
  • Crustaceans of the Mediterranean Sea and islands located in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Crustaceans dwelling in islands of Spain (Canary, Balearic).

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.

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